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COVID-19: Gradual reopening of Service Canada Centres

Our priority is the health and safety of all Canadians, while maintaining service to the public.

Service Canada begins the gradual and safe reopening of in-person locations across the country.

Find out if your local Service Canada Centre is open

Please continue to access our programs and services online.

To make an appointment or get assistance, please fill out the service request form.

If you need help applying for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), you can talk to an agent at 1-833-699-0299.

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Online

You can complete the following tasks online:

By phone

You can complete the following tasks by calling:

Canada Toll-free: 1-866-274-6627
Canada TTY: 1-800-926-9105
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time
Closed statutory holidays.

Outside Canada: 1-506-548-7961 (long-distance charges apply)
TTY: 1-800-926-9105
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Atlantic time
Closed statutory holidays.

By mail

You can complete the following tasks by mail:

Mailing address:

Service Canada
Social Insurance Registration Office
PO Box 7000
Bathurst, New Brunswick
E2A 4T1
Canada

In person

You can complete the following tasks at a Service Canada office:

  • Obtain general information about the SIN Program
  • Apply for a SIN or obtain a confirmation of your SIN
  • Update your SIN record

Original proof of identity documents are required to apply for a SIN, obtain a confirmation of your SIN and to update for SIN record.

To obtain a confirmation of your SIN or to amend your SIN record in person at a Service Canada Centre, you must bring one to two valid, government-issued identification documents (ID) with you.


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